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Business Buzz: Local leaders attend broadband conference

May 28, 2017 — Several Craig and Moffat County representatives attended the Mountain Connect Broadband Conference last week at Keystone Resort and Conference Center. The event featured educational workshops, networking with state and federal agency representatives, and vendor booths. Local attendees included Craig City Manager Mike Foreman, Moffat County […]

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‘American Pickers’ seeking collections to film in Colorado

May 28, 2017 — A casting call has gone out Colorado-wide to find local characters with large collections of collectables to feature on a T.V. documentary. Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and their team are returning to Colorado in July 2017 to film episodes of the hit series 'American Pickers.' […]

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Business Buzz: Hard work secret to Madsen Fabrication’s success

May 21, 2017 — Business news from across Northwest Colorado.

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Craig farmers market seeks applications — kickoff for event is June 2

May 18, 2017 — Planning is well underway for this year's local summer farmer's market and first Friday fun fests. Market days are Friday from noon to 6 p.m. starting on June 2 at Alice Pleasant Park in downtown Craig. The first Friday market of each month will include […]

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New barber shop creates buzz around Craig

May 16, 2017 — Craig — It's been a lifelong dream for Josh Fessler to open his own business, and on May 1 his vision came to life when he opened Fessler's Barber Shop and Salon in Craig. "I've always liked working for myself, whether it was mowing lawns […]

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L.O.V.E.M.I. thrift store in downtown Craig is closing May 31

May 15, 2017 — Craig — The drawbacks of owning and operating a retail store include being tied to store hours, and one small business owner in Craig is closing her doors to provide herself with the freedom to travel. "I am planning to take a break, to travel […]

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New store is a passion project for Craig woman

May 10, 2017 — Craig — Opening a store has fulfilled one woman's lifelong dream and will allow her to live her passions. "I've always loved antiques. It's my passion to find things. It's exciting. A lot of people have that fever," said new building and storeowner Tammy Burton. […]

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New soda fountain opens in Craig on Monday

May 7, 2017 — Cindi Crabtree's dedication to coal communities comes full circle Monday as she celebrates the grand opening of her ice cream shop called Bear Coal Soda Fountain. She named the business after a coal mine her grandfather Tony Bear accidentally discovered in Paonia in 1926. He […]

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Business Buzz: Community recognizes Small Business, Economic Development weeks

May 7, 2017 — National Small Business Week is being celebrated through Saturday across the nation, and the Craig/Moffat Economic Development Partnership and the Marianna Raftopoulos Business Success Center are in full support of the commemoration. Small Business Week highlights the economic and community impact of entrepreneurs and small […]

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Samuelson True Value to host grand re-opening following remodel: Business Buzz

April 30, 2017 — Mark Samuelson, owner of Samuelson True Value located at 456 Breeze St. is giving the store an upgrade, both inside and out. A family-run business for 31 years, the store will soon have a new facade of siding and stone and a revamped interior with […]

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Best Western in Craig wins national award: Business Buzz

April 23, 2017 — Best Western Plus Deer Park Hotel and Suites received the Champion Customer Care Award at the Best Western Hotels & Resorts' District I meeting April 6 in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The Craig property was one of 101 hotels from the more than 2,100 in […]

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Trapper Mine welcomes new manager, president

April 21, 2017 — Craig — Trapper Mine welcomed a new president and general manager to its team this week, and is saying goodbye to its current leader, Jim Mattern, who is retiring May 1 after nearly 34 years at Trapper. Mattern is passing the torch to Michael Morriss, […]

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Yampa Valley Bank recognized for 2016 performance

April 20, 2017 — Yampa Valley Bank President board chairman Tim Borden, left, and president PJ Wharton are proud of being recognized as operating one of the top performing banks in the country. Matt Stensland Steamboat SpringsSteamboat Springs — Yampa Valley Bank credits its local ownership and a loyal […]

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Facelift on Signal Hill Inn Restaurant in Craig continues: Business Buzz

April 16, 2017 — The owners of the old Signal Hill Inn Restaurant at 2705 W. Victory Way in Craig have begun making improvements to the property. "We've seen some potential interest in the building and that is causing us to get the inside cleaned up," said Jay Oxley, […]

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Moffat County School District ‘optimistic’ about finances

April 13, 2017 — Craig — Despite unexpected revenue losses, the school district is on track to end the 2016-17 financial year in good shape and cautiously optimistic that state funding will stay the same or improve. — Despite unexpected revenue losses, the school district is on track to […]

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Rep. Bob Rankin: Your money, your state

April 13, 2017 — I'm afraid to start writing a column about state government this month. Can mundane details about only 600 legislative bills and a mere $28 billion of spending attract your interest? I worry that you, the dedicated readers of my monthly wanderings, are all focused not […]

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